Re: Managing your project email

Subject: Re: Managing your project email
From: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2007 10:32:58 +1000

Nancy Allison wrote:
> When I've been on a long project, say, repeatedly revising the same
> documentation over a period of several years, I am loathe to delete the
> email messages about that project. You never know what will turn out to be
> useful after a project has taken a few twists and turns.
> I use Outlook, and I use a rule to store all email in a project folder. I
> also use the archive feature. But, these tools give me huge folders of
> messages, that's about it. I can use the Search feature -- but the
> terminology AND senders are often the same over the course of a long
> project, and there's little that can specialize a search enough to provide
> only good hits.

I use Thunderbird and its mail filters to put messages
into project folders. I've found that searching on the
individual folders generally finds me what I need: you
can search on Subject, Sender, Subject or Sender, To or
CC, or Entire Message.

-- Janice

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